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Christian colleges go 'beyond education': presidents

Faith formation promotes the good of society, argue heads of St. Mark's, Corpus Christi, and Regent By Agnieszka Krawcz

Pope makes impromptu stop at statue marking Jewish-Catholic unity

Figure shows two people sitting beside each other displaying their sacred texts in postures of dialogue PHILADELPHIA, P

Church leaders and organizations demand action on refugees

Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, of Vancouver writes to his flock By Michael Swan (CCN) The Catholic Register Cap

Doctors say dying patients need care, not suicide

Physician Jose Pereira finds last months of life give chance to recall life well lived, repair family ties By Agnieszka

God's love is for everyone, Pope says

It's dangerous to think otherwise, Pontiff adds PHILADELPHIA, Pa. Catholic News Agency Caption: Cardinals and bisho

Ottawa Catholics gather to hear how they can help refugees

Some parishes have already been involved in sponsoring one or more families By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption


Memorial Mass planned for former archbishop

Tuesday, 29 September 2015
Archbishop Carney greeted future saints By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Archbishop James Francis Carney poses with Mother Teresa in this 1988 photo. The two wrote letters back and forth, and it was...

Sister celebrates 50 years of her mission of prayer

Monday, 28 September 2015
Ohio teenager set on missionary service found her calling fulfilled in a Dominican monastery By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic SQUAMISH Caption: Sister Jean Marie Dwyer, OP, sits in a common area at the Queen...

Candidates to diaconate admitted

Sunday, 27 September 2015
Eight men have two years of study before ordination By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic Caption: The diaconal applicants process into Holy Rosary Cathedral before receiving a blessing from Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB....


Parents as Primary Evangelists and Catechists

- Friday, 02 October 2015

10 tips for evangelizing your children By Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB Pope Francis gives his homily during Mass at the close of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia Sept. 27. (Photo: Lisa Johnston / St. Louis Review / CNS) This is the text of a speech given Sept. 23 as part of the World meeting of Families. Reverend Fathers and Deacons, Brothers and Sisters, Ladies and Gentlemen: Introduction Thank you for your kind and generous introduction. It is a great blessing for us to be here in the City of Brotherly Love for...

Synod may be an unpleasant three weeks

- Monday, 21 September 2015

Scholars find errors in preparatory text Instrumentum Laboris By Father Raymond J. de Souza Australian Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy, gestures as he leaves the morning session of the extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family at the Vatican Oct. 13. (Photo: Paul Haring / CNS) We continue the doleful task of looking ahead to the Synod on the Family next month in Rome; it promises to offer the Church a reprise of the division and confusion of last year's synod. In October 2014, the managers of the synod cleverly manipulated the process to create the...


CCCB signs on to interfaith declaration on climate change and poverty reduction

Thursday, 01 October 2015
Canadian Council of Churches decries 'spiritual, moral, and ethical human crisis' By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: A Roma boy sits in the back yard of a house in Gyongyospata, Hungary. Pope Francis has...

Caritas Internationalis and CIDSE call for binding agreement on climate change

Wednesday, 30 September 2015
People must be asked 'what models of development do they want for themselves' By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: CCODP officer Genevieve Talbot, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, and CCODP deputy director Ryan Worms in...

Quebec study releases findings on day care

Tuesday, 29 September 2015
Results show rise in criminal behaviour later in life By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Children pose for a photo at the Sisters of Mercy Wings Vocational School just outside Georgetown, Guyana, in March. A...


Is diving morally acceptable?

Friday, 11 July 2014
Numerous players from many teams try it on By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Father Pablo Santa Maria. It's the 90th minute in a World Cup match. The fans nervously look at the scoreboard:...

B.C. Lions QB takes both football and life's challenges in stride

Thursday, 21 November 2013
Travis Lulay leaps into end zone on Catholicism, Popes, and how to be a role model (Caption: B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay tries to avoid Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Weldon Brown (#35) during...

B.C. Lions host annual Faith Night

Friday, 15 November 2013
Players, coaches tackle questions on prayer, competing for a higher cause By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic The final score is the only statistic that matters to most CFL fans. Did the Lions win?...


Estate Planning

- Friday, 25 September 2015

Universities, medical foundations, and social agencies around the world have a long history in donor engagement, strategic fundraising, and planned giving. As such, they have much to teach the Church about how to do fundraising. But the one thing that we cannot learn, borrow, or adapt from this philanthropic community is motivation. Download the Estate Planning Special Section






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